The Mount Holyoke College Staff Council functions as the voice of the staff to the president and other College administrators by establishing avenues for addressing employee issues and concerns; advocating for an environment of respect, fairness, and security; and helping to build a sense of community by facilitating effective communication.
This handbook has been developed by a representative group of College administrative and professional staff, in consultation with the Human Resources Department, to provide employees and their supervisors with clear, concise and accessible information concerning policies, procedures, and benefits, and to provide a framework within which essential teamwork and collaborative enterprise can occur.
The Human Resources Department supports the mission of the College by providing programs and services that attract, develop and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce.
Happening at Mount Holyoke
Summer may be ending, but Jenny Watermill, senior director at the Career Development Center at Mount Holyoke, advises on four key steps students can take before ending an internship and coming back to campus.
Angelica Patterson studies how trees adapt and move in response to increasing average temperatures; she uses a shotgun to collect tree branches that are many feet off the ground, which led the Guardian to dub her “the shotgun scientist” in a 2020 article.